The Geological Society of India

R. Vaidyanadhan Award Endowment Lecture

This was instituted in the year 2009 by the past students of Prof. R. Vaidyanadhan, an eminent and popular teacher who taught at the Geology and Geography Departments of the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Selection of Person to deliver the lecture will be among those who have made outstanding contribution in the field of Geomorphology. The lecture shall be once in two years at a place fixed by the Council. The following lectures have been delivered so far:
YearSpeakerTitle of the talkPlace
2010Vishwas S.Kale, PuneFlood Geomorphology of Indian RiversBangalore, 12th October 2010
2011Shailesh Nayak, New DelhiRemote Sensing of Coastal GeomorphologyAndhra University, Visakhapatnam, on 26th September 2011
2012K. Nageswara Rao, VisakhapatnamGeomorphology - Concepts and ApplicationsKakaatiya University, Warangal, on 6th February 2013
2013L.S.Chamyal, VadodaraGeomorphic Development in Inverted Quaternary Sedimentary Basins: Examples from GujaratCentral University of Karnataka, Gulbarga, on 16th December 2013
2017K.N.Prudhvi Raju, BHU, VaranasiGeomorphology and economic mineral depositsAdikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram, AP 21-08-2017
2021Hema Achyuthan, ChennaiThar Desert: A Corridor and Passage to the EastGeological Society of India, Bengaluru by virtual mode on 24th February 202